Pretty Pretty Paperclips!


I like having painty, mod-pogded hands with chipped fingernails and saw wielding calluses, they make me feel all curbly-ish and like I've been DOING stuff.  But girly? Not so much. BUT I reckon a pretty paper clip rose ring would make even my paws look dainty. 

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Measuring cup makeover


iSi Basics Flex-it Measuring Cups


You know those days when you cook and it looks like a hurricane just blew through your kitchen? Pots here, pans there, and plenty of drips everywhere. There are days when we clumsily drop key utensils and end up doing things in a completely makeshift way. And we rarely come out of the experience unscathed (there’s a scar or splatter stain from almost every culinary undertaking).[ Continue reading . . . ]

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Same Furniture, Four Different Looks

Diy Maven


Mochi Home does a Euro bachelor pad 4 ways with just paint and a few accessories. The best thing about the computer-generated makeovers is that the original furniture remains the same. Very cost effective! It's also a great argument for choosing 'neutral' when buying expensive upholstered pieces. The top image shows what the room really looks like; below are its virtual makeovers.

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How you too can own Jabba the Hut


Felted jabba

I'm sorry. This made me laugh out loud and I just had to share. Craftzine is one of my favorite blogs and they say this:

Jabba is 100% wool with the exception of two beads, two glass eyes and quite tightly needle felted. He's not at all delicate and will only get better the more he's handled.

Jabba was the character that attracted me most from the Star Wars series. Even though he's quite a bad guy I imagined what he must have...

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For Sale: Lance Armstrong's Texas Ranch

Diy Maven

celebrity home

We all know you can tell a lot about a person by the way he or she chooses to decorate his or her house. What Lance Armstrong's house suggests is that he's the kind of person who likes order and doesn't tolerate b.s. It also suggests that he appreciates luxury of the masculine sort. I wonder if the furnishings are included in the price tag...which was just reduced to 10.5 million.

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